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as we reported earlier, the san jose police are basically assisting the san jose city college campus police. they are conducting a campus widowed. police say officers are going from building to building looking for this reported shooter. the initial call came from one person who did not identify themselves. important thing that policement to say is they have not had any reports of shots fired. they have not had any reports of any victims reported. we've been talking to faculty members. they say that basically they are only going by the initial information they were given by campus police that there is a search going on for a possible gunman. they say the scene is hectic but everyone is staying pretty calm. at this point it's been going on for a little while. they say they haven't had anything really new to report except for just waiting to see what happens. one thing that one of the faculty members pointed out to me was that just a couple of months ago they had an active shooter training session involving local police and law enforcement and the campus police. in terms of faculty and
because the supreme court has said they will hear arguments. >> today at city hall t confidence level of all of us is high. >> city attorney who joinsed the battle against prop eight said he's excited about the challenge. >> come summertime we're l we'll be on the right side of history. >> supporters say the court order gives them a chance at a fair hearing. >> these bad judges in california, they have to be overruled and corrected and i'm very pleased what the supreme court has said that they'll take the face the high court's announcement comes at a time when the public opinion appears to be changing. after the election, nine states have authorized same sex marriage. still at issue are benefits but the supreme court says they will also determine whether the government can deny benefits they took a federal case and a state case, it's going to be the big constitutional question. >> this law professor says if there's a swing vote o on the court, it's justice roberts. >> he's from a different generation. he's in a cultural sense, he's working with talented gay lawyers his entire ca
investigation. >>> in union city a tow truck triggered a multi car crash. the drive lost control, hit two other cars and crashed into the center divide. traffic was slow going for a while. >>> two people hospitalized after a crash this morning. it happened about 9:00 a.m. this morning. a classic car collided with a why sedan. officials say two people injured were taken to the hospital. one person was seriously injured. the cause of the accident is under investigation. >>> california law enforcement is reporting an uptick in drunk driving arrests. 1,170 people were arrested for dui statewide compared to 980 in 2011. and 39 people died compared to 14 last year. in the bay area, 165 people people were arrest -- people were arrested. last year 188 arrests were made and no fatalities. they will beef up patrols again friday through tuesday. >>> the man who commanded -- general norman schwarzkopf has died. he commanded the u.s.-led international coalition that drove saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in 1991. he retired in 1992. he rejected calls to run for office. he was 78 years old. >>> presiden
, basically what the deal involves is that civil rights attorneys and the city of oakland have agreed to a deal. they did so in federal court that would prevent the federal receivership of the oakland police department. the court documents outline a settlement that still has police reform an oversight just not by the department of justice. the agreement must be approved by the federal judge currently overseeing the case. instead of receivership attorneys, lawyers are calling -- instead of receivership, excuse me, lawyers are calling the deal receivership light. the department would be overseen by someone called a compliance officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting on crime in oakland and we first had to talk about this receivership issue and the settlement with the
a homicide. the body is still here on the scene as officers investigate. this is the city's 44th homicide of the year making it a 20 year high for san jose. we'll of course continue to get the latest information on this case and bring you the details tonight on the 10:00 news, reporting live in san jose, matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> developing news now in just the last 30 minutes we have learned two people were killed and a third person was injured in a shooting at a busy shopping mall in clackamas. the suspected gunman is also dead though they are not saying how he died. you're looking right now at live pictures from the scene. you can see it's an aerial picture here. a lot of light coming from the shopping center. this is all coming southeast of portland. now witnesses say the shooter was wearing a camouflage and a mask. a white hockey mask to be specific when he entered through a macy's store then went into a food court and started firing. he reportedly was using a rifle when he opened fire inside that crowded mall. so just a headline right now. two people dead. a third person
after the city plans a new plan. noelle walker has what one person says about the new plan. >> reporter: some here in oakland are wondering what one man can do here. three overnight homicides on the streets of east oakland, one of the city's toughest areas it happened in the span of just three hours. crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence this afternoon across the street from abdellaoui. >> we hear things happening in oakland but usually on international avenue or other places. >> reporter: it's not the only city to hire this man to help fight crime. brad bradley is the former police chief that brought down crime in new york and los angeles. >> you can't say that's a bad choice. let's hope he's a good fit. >> reporter: burress is a long time outspoken critic of the oakland police department. >> surprising that the city has retained bill bratton at this stage in light of the fact that we're in the process of seeking to obtain a compliance director that would have substantial responsibilities. >> reporter: credentials aside, burress doesn't think one person will cut crime i
to a clogged storm drain. this is video taken today as the city works to try a temporary fix. officials say permanent repairs may not be finished until spring. >>> live storm tracker 2 lit up and going. we have rain falling. you saw ken up in petaluma, light showers there. more significant rain showing up toward czar and healdsburg. you can see the santa rosa area, there's mendocino avenue. moderate rainfall, a little heavier than what ken's seeing. compared to what we did see, this is more showery activity. if you are driving up 101er to petaluma, you ever some wet roads, not flooding. the wipers are on moderate or enter mitt ntd. then you head toward pacific arks some showers coming onshore north right here near the edge mar area. out toward the portola valley arks reports of sprinkles here. a little activity out here toward the market street area. you get the picture. back out the east bay, what's going on? we got nothing. in the next few hours i suspect we'll see showers move into some of the east bay corridors. the real story will than morning commute. that's when the strongest dynamic
here in the veteran's building across the street from san francisco city hall is not a beehive of activity. >> with the number of jobs we've had, if people come here we'll find something for them. >> but not enough veterans, especially young ones know about it. >> many veterans returned last year from iraq and afghanistan and i'm shocked we have seen so few. >> for many employers, veterans are preferred because they really are reliable. >> in california there's not a lot of big shipyards anymore so that labor pool just isn't there. >> i can't find a marine painter anymore or machinist. from the day you start boot camp until the day you leave the service you have a discipline and a real commitment to getting the job done. >> the machinist fueled planes in the air force. >> they were good at training me and letting me know how to do things because everything is new. i never worked on boats before. >> i want to see what our options are. i was unfamiliar with it but he made it quick and easy. >> so from job seeking soldiers to successful ship builders, but without the veterans and
to operate. the city says the university needs that space to begin construction on part of sprawl plaza. >> if they can't be here it would be nice to see them at another location around here. >> no word yet on where they plan to relocate. the sherriff's department announced the results of a drunk driving crack down over the weekend. 60 people were arrested during a two day operation. this is a decrease from 78 during last year. the arrests happened in san jose where police arrested 14 people just on saturday alone. >>> in the south bay a non- profit had a mass food give away but says a shortage of toys could be a sad holiday for those in need. ktvu's robert handa is live with how much more they are hoping for. robert? >> reporter: tough for all charities. the bulls will play the thunder here tonight, but first before the game the teams are hosting a toys for tots drive, one of many charity efforts going on to help those who need help during the holidays. >> reporter: there are so many people lining up for a holiday meal package, it will take several days for everyone to get their turkey
resume at san jose city college after a lock down. police responded to a call from someone saying they saw a man with a gun on campus. but after a search a gunman was never found and there were no reports of shots fired. >> we weigh them out but this call appeared to have quite a bit of credibility to it when it came in. >> he said this is still an active investigation and police are still trying to figure out who made that call. >>> president obama said today he will use his power to try to prevent more tragedies like the shooting in newton, connecticut. >> if there is one thing we can do to prevent any of these events, we have a obligation to try. >> the president said vice president joe biden will head the effort and come up with a list of proposals by january. president obama called on congress to reinstate a assault weapons ban. >>> reaction to president obama's pledge today was quick and mixed. ktvu's mike mibach is in oakland with the push by the state to keep guns away from certain people. >> reporter: getting guns out of the hands of the mentally disabled has been a big i
by the city. now i should tell you though that this levee does appear to be holding at least for now. reporting live in east palo alto, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we also just checked with san francisco airport to see if there are any weather related problems there. there are 30 to 90 minute delays mainly involving flights from other west coast low -- locations. we also learned that people lost power because of a transformer failure. >>> a steady light rain most of the day. and then in the last hour and a half the rain really started to calm down. especially in the south bay. look at the showers and rain moving through the peninsula. look at the current situation as we look. you can see oakland through redwood. nothing like we saw just about 10, 15 minutes ago. here's a hot spot out here near milpitas. you're seeing this is heavy rain right in these areas. these cells pretty impressive but i have to tell you what we were going through about an hour ago, 45 minutes ago is really impressive more than what we saw here. evergreen you're starting to clear out. over here by, pa
, but about 40 minutes from here in the city of stratford is a huge vigil tonight. thousands of people honoring all the victims of this heinous act, but especially teacher victoria soto. the entire state is in mourning, and it's especially deep. ♪ >> reporter: this community is bustling on a saturday night, but with heavy hearts, and that's how it's been all day. >> it feels so unreal. to think that those poor children couldn't ever see something like this coming and those parents who now have to live without their children, it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the school community, which is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of this fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him, stop, stop running! stop! >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond memories of being a student at sandy hook elementary. >> i remember that school as a happy, safe zone. it's been taken away. >> reporter: help has been pouring into the area from across the state, including from
forecast around reno, carson city and men don, nevada. check our website under the storm watch tab for the home page for more weather information. >>> homicide detectives in emeryville are searching for clues in a deadly shooting last night. authorities say someone opened fire outside a parked car at 65th and hollis streets around 9:30 p.m. one of the car's doors was opened and its window appeared to have been shot out. the victim's name has not been released. so far, police haven't announced any suspect information. one person was shot and killed and three others wounded in a sacramento home invasion robbery this morning. police say they received a call at about 3:30 a.m. about an exchange of gunfire. it's still unclear at this point if the person who died lived inside the house. the three who were wounded all suffered nonlife threatening injuries. >>> a 90-year-old resident managed to escape a house fire early this morning in san rafael. a neighbor saw the fire on brent avenue about 1:00 this morning and called 911. the elderly resident got out just okay and is now staying with a
. several pro nudists pseudosaying it violates -- sued saying it violates their rights. >>> solar city employees rang the opening bell for the nasdaq. one of the leading solar panel installers. even though they reduced its initial pricing, stock debuts at $9.25 and shot up to close at $11.79. >>> fighting the spread of smoking. >> for every $8 we have $1 to counter that. >> increase in under aged spokers. >> we provide best -- smokers. >> we provide best care. >> learn the one thing they are not doing that helped earn them the title baby friendly. >> more wet weather on the way, when we will see showers return. >>> ceremony said today in san jose marks the deaths of 39 people who died while homeless this year. >> an opportunity to honor people's lives and renew our commitment to end homelessness. >> the ehc group sponsored the group. the number of deaths dropped this year. those on hand for the memorial included san jose mayor and other leaders. it came as san jose police investigated the 4thth death of -- 40th death of a homeless woman this afternoon found floating in a creek. they ar
mood right now. if you don't know newtown is about an hour away from new york city. and to paint the picture here i mean it's an idealic town. behind me is trees. it's like being in a little utopia. driving in here, it's a scenic scene with nobody on the roads except media. we passed by a church where there's a vigil right now. it's eerie, somber. lots of parents talking about the shock and the horrificness about this event. >> reporter: can you tell us in your talking with parents and community members here, we've heard expressions of rage, of grief, sorrow, disbelief what are you getting when you talk to people there in newtown? >> well you know it's really, it's really about -- an unspeakable, unspeakable emotion that's happening. you think about not just the parents but the entire community and you look at a town like this which is pretty much storybookville. you can't even fathom anything happening like this. in a place like this. >> reporter: reporter maribel abel there thank you for your reporting today and of course more information on this story continues to come out. >>
of the southbound lanes. a spokesperson with the city's department of public works said there is no estimate yet for when those lanes will reopen. >>> as the bay area begins to dry out from a series of wipt storms, crews -- winter storms, crews begin the task of cleaning up the damage left behind. from falling trees in oak lapped to flooded streets in the city, crews are all over the area keeping busy. >> it's an older section of highway and it's been in need of some work for a long time, and the recent storms have made it worse. >> along with the cleanup today, crews are busy with maintenance work hoping to get the job done before the next rain, which is expected some time friday. >>> a young woman charged with hitting and killing a grandmother at san francisco's twin peaks made her first court appearance today. david stevenson has more on the judge's actions as well as concerns about people who enjoy the popular lookout. david? >> reporter: that's right of. the hit-and-run case is focusing attention on pedestrian safety. tourists today crowded the edges of twin peaks vista point, making walki
around the clock bargaining with the help of a mediator. >>> the city counsel will discuss a plan to sell a parcel of land to a developer. the parcel is under contract for almost $9 million. the buyer intends oo build 3 -- to build 350 high end apartments there. it has come under criticism by residents who say the deal was done without enough input from the public. >>> the trust act aims to limit the ability of california law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. governor jerry brown vetoed the bill in september. >> we must make sure secure communities focuses on violent criminals, not on day labor workers. not on women who are victims of domestic violence. >>> a gay teen who spoke out after being denied his eagle scout award was honored today in sacramento. he invited him and his family to the opening legislative session. he was kicked out of the scouts, prompting a nationwide campaign. >>> the national park service repainted graffiti which is a first. the tower was restored and repainted with weather resistant paint to protect the land mark but it covered up graffiti
francisco. new at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's cara liu is in the city with the thing that makes this event different from others. >> the program is the adoptive family program. i have a family here. they are taking a look at their gifts right now from the salvation army, opening them up. christmas presents a few days before. >> reporter: it is set up like a holiday toy store. parents shopping for their kids. but no money here. >> watch and a grift card. >> reporter: he knows times are tough and will be surprised to find present christmas morning. >> don't have money to buy. good the salvation army is giving toys for the kids. it will make my kids happy. >> reporter: according to the salvation army the toy give away differs to most because they cater to teens as well as little ones. >> we believe christmas doesn't end at the age of 12 and it is hard for a low low income teen, they don't always get gifts they are excited about. >> the toy and joy shop is meaningful to laree who runs the program. >> i come from a low income program and when i was little we were helped by the salvation army. i remembe
. how are we doing for rainfall? what you will see here are a couple cities, santa rosa, san francisco, san jose, impressive when you look at santa rosa, 172% of average. 143 in san francisco. last year at this time they were doing 50, 30% of average. we are doing really well. what is happening now? we are watching this area. it will move through the area as we get into tomorrow. most of the showers will start later in the day. not as heavy rain. not as much wind but there will be showers. i will tell you when it starts and ends and what you can expect. >> thank you. >> video, a driver had to be plucked after his truck was surrounded by raging waters near livermore. a chp helicopter crew was called into rescue the man. you can tell it was dark. the chopper hovered over the truck to make the rescue. this happened about 9:00 last night. he was stranded in a creek. it was there for 2 hours. the pilot rested the left skid on the truck and the man was pulled aboard and was treated for hypothermia. >>> crews spend today looking for a drunk driver who disappeared after jumping into the creek.
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